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Executives were honored in five categories last night at the Orange County Business Journal CFO of the Year awards, which drew a crowd of about 600 to the Hotel Irvine.
Irvine-based Ruby Restaurant Group Inc. said it wants to add 20 franchises of its smaller “dinette” restaurants in 2015 as part of a bid to bring the casual dining chain into the popular fast casual trend.
Brea-based PennySaver USA will stop delivering local editions of its weekly PennySaver publications to the South Bay and the East Bay areas of Northern California, effective April 15.
REAL ESTATE: Hedge-like fund eyes end to strong run for hotels
Ken Cruse, who recently left the top job at Aliso Viejo-based hotel investor Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc., has started an investment company that will try to take advantage of the next downturn in the hospitality industry.
A big chunk of the Irvine Company’s operations outside of OC got a lengthy overview in a recent issue of the Silicon Valley Business Journal, which put some meat on the bones of a 25-year process that has seen Donald Bren amass 7,000 apartment units and 4 million square feet of office space in the region.
ADVERTISING: Gets in game with spots on NBC Universo
Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. highlighted its increasing focus on the Latino-American market with Super Bowl ads slotted for the Spanish-language telecast of the game on NBC Universo.
Chicago-based Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. bought the Montage Laguna Beach for $360 million, the hotel investor said.
Nieuport 17 Opened in ’70, Changed After 2010 Sale
The word is out: Nieuport 17 in Tustin will close at the end of March after a 45-year run.
O’Brien Puts Irish Twist Into Chain’s Test Kitchen
Late-night TV host Conan O’Brien was on a quest to make his IT guru Chris Hayes’ dreams come true with a visit to Taco Bell Corp.’s test kitchen, but he probably did the same for the Irvine-based fast-food chain’s marketing manager, Katie Gardiner.
App Gives Details On Locales Via Photo
An Irvine startup launched by two siblings who are University of California-Irvine graduates has launched an iOS app that culls information within seconds on locations, attractions and landmarks with the snap of a photo.
Mission Viejo-based Jobrivet said it had signed to provide employment services to 146 offices in Southern California of Orange-based Western Dental Services Inc.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts notified the state Employment Development Department on Jan. 15 it will lay off 85 employees from a Fullerton location, effective May 29.
Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. has bought the Montage Laguna Beach for $360 million, the Chicago-based hotel investor said on Thursday.
OC Weekly is up for sale, according to Denver-based Voice Media Group Inc., parent of the alternative newspaper.
John Wayne Airport reported more passengers flying on fewer commercial flights in December, the fourth straight month of airlines flying fuller planes.